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Stacking The Shelves (9)

Stacking The Shelves (9)

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Stacking The Shelves is all about sharing the books you are adding to your shelves, may it be physical or virtual. This means you can include books you buy in physical store or online, books you borrow from friends or the library, review books, gifts and of course ebooks! Hosted by Tynga’s Reviews.

I’ve had a quiet two weeks when it comes to books but that’s more than fine with me because I have…

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Waiting on Wednesday: Beware The Wild by Natalie C. Parker

Waiting on Wednesday: Beware The Wild by Natalie C. Parker @harperteen @nataliecparker

newwowWaiting On Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Breaking The Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating.

13639182 Title: Beware The Wild Author: Natalie C. Parker Release Date: October 21st, 2014 Publisher: Harper Teen Synopsis:

It’s an oppressively hot and sticky morning in June when Sterling and her brother, Phin, have an argument that compels him to run into the town…

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Spotlight: Word Play by Amalie Silver

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Blog Tour & Giveaway: Wife Number Seven by Melissa Brown

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“Wait.” Porter hopped up from the couch and ran in front of me, closing the door. He turned, forcing me against the wall of the hallway. Then he placed his hands on the wall on either side of me, and stood much too close to me.

My heart thumped inside my chest and sweat formed on the back of my neck. He was trapping me. How could I have been so stupid? Why did I come here? What did I…

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Review: Ugly Love by Colleen Hoover

And there’s that time I was scared to write a less than positive review of a popular upcoming book so I hid in the corner…

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amazon Review “After you, Tate,” he says, pushing open his door. No, Miles. I follow. That’s how it is with us. You’re solid, I’m liquid. You part the waters, I’m your wake.”

If I was rating this book based on the quality alone and the quotes I have highlighted, Ugly Love would no doubt be a 5 star read for me. Colleen is a Jedi wordsmith. Ugly Lovehas a lyrical quality to it, especially paired with…

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Review: No Attachments by Tiffany King

3.5**** No Attachments by Tiffany King @BerkleyRomance

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Review “There’s a time in everyone’s life when I’m sure they wonder if fate is actually some dude watching from beyond, just waiting for the right moment to fuck with us.”

Ashton has a list and one of her tasks is to have a one-night stand with a stranger. In the podunk town of Woodfalls, everyone knows everyone. So when Ashton sets her sights on Mr. Tall, Dark and Handsome aka Nathan Lockton,…

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I love the Indie but…

You ever noticed that after the “but” it sounds like whatever you previously said is about to be contradicted by what you follow that up with?

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I don’t mean that with this post. In fact, let me gush about why I read and love Indie.

  • Author/Reader Interaction 

One of the coolest things about indie authors and social media is having the opportunity to chat with them! Many interact on a daily basis…

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Waiting on Wednesday: How Soon Is Normal by Barbie Bohrman

#WaitingonWednesday: How Soon Is Normal by Barbie Bohrman @barbie_bohrman

newwowWaiting On Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Breaking The Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating.

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Title: How Soon is Normal 

Author: Barbie Bohrman 

Release Date: Fall 2014/Winter 2015

Publisher: Indie

Synopsis:

The things seventeen-year-old Charlie Harrison wants are simple: to fit in with her peers, find her purpose in life and make a connection with…

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Review: Tamed by Emma Chase

3 Star* Review + Excerpt: Tamed by Emma Chase

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We return to Alexandra’s side and I can tell by his expression that he’s going to ask to be excused again. But then, Drew seems to decide on a different strategy. He smiles deviously. “Hey look—Squeaky’s here.”

“Who?” Alexandra inquires.

Drew gestures with his wine glass. “Curly haired brunette, in the blue dress near the bar.”

Lexi’s head bobs until she spots the lady in…

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Review: Neanderthal Marries Human: A Smarter Romance by Penny Reid

Blog Tour Review & Giveaway: Neanderthal Marries Human: A Smarter Romance by Penny Reid

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I was wearing an A-line grey wool skirt that ended just below the knee. On a normal sized person, the skirt would have ended mid-calf. Beneath the skirt I wore black tights. Quinn’s hands snuck under the hem and caressed a path to my thighs, his fingers searching.

“These go all the way up.” He sounded disgruntled at this discovery. There was a visible frown in his voice. I wasn’t…

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